Watch Video : MLA Bijimol enjoys paragliding at Vagamon
Thodupuzha: Vagamon, the popular tourist sport in Idukki, had a heavy rush of tourists with the international paragliding festival and other adventurous activities. Peerumedu MLA ES Bijimol also reached here to take her maiden paragliding.
She was excited to fly over the suicide point and enjoyed the adventurous journey in the sky.
Toshi, a tandem professional paraglider, who is in the field since 8 years accompanied the MLA to the sky ride.
They flew from the suicide point and crossed Urumbikkara and Madamakulam. They took 20 minutes to cover the area in the parachute.
This time, over 200 women went paragliding in connection with International Paragliding Fest at Vagamon.
“Recreational sports like paragliding in tourist spots will attract more people especially youngsters and women. I think such activities will help women to boost their confidence,” said MLA Bijimol.
According to paragliders, the climate in Vagamon is suitable for paragliding till April.